The complete home improvement magazine
'By knocking through we now have a great social space': Suzi and Peter Curtis remodelled their old cramped kitchen-dining room to create a stylish open-plan area for entertaining, as well as making the most of their garden views. Soft pastel shades...
Tracy and Steve Pym have created a light-filled open plan kitchen perfect for family life and entertaining by adding a rear extension to their Victorian semi-detached house.
Natalie Paddick has combined several small rooms in her 19th century cottage to create an open-plan kitchen perfect for entertaining. The light-filled space now boasts high-gloss units, white oak flooring and a central island unit with granite worktop...
With limited funds, Tamsin Weston and Jack White opened up their ground-floor space, filling it with flea-market and eBay finds, and colourful accessories to create an eclectic and interesting living area that is full of light.
Making over a four-storey Victorian terraced house in London to create an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area from what was originally several small, dark spaces.
A ground floor redesigned for an open-plan layout
Claire Rampling and Simon Kirby wanted more space and a light and airy feel, something that was lacking in the tiny kitchen in their Victorian home – the answer was to extend. The couple have extended to create a new dining area and a utility room...
Caroline and Michael Taylor extended the back of their home to achieve a modern kitchen-diner
Sarah and Lee Copland have opened out a muddled ground floor layout to create a practical yet contemporary kitchen with lots of space and light.
Nicole Franklyn and David Sheppard achieved the perfect layout in their four-bedroom, 1930s detached home by adding a single-storey extension and opening up the ground floor.